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European Union: European Parliament

The European Parliament is the only directly-elected body of the European Union. The 785 Members of the European Parliament. They are elected once every five years by voters right across the 27 Member States of the European Union on behalf of its 492 million citizens. Parliament plays an active role in drafting legislation. For example, on environmental protection, consumer rights, equal opportunities, transport, and the free movement of workers, capital, services and goods. Parliament also has joint power with the Council over the annual budget of the European Union. Website: www.europarl.europa.eu/
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Main trends in the recent case law of the EU Court of Justice and the European Court of Human Rights in the field of fundamental rights

2012 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Case Law Compilations/Analyses

Readmission Policy in the European Union

September 2010 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Research, Background and Discussion Papers

Current challenges regarding respect of human rights in the fight against terrorism

28 April 2010 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Thematic Reports

Setting up a Common European Asylum System Study: Report on the application of existing instruments and proposals for the new system

2010 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Research, Background and Discussion Papers

European Parliament resolution on women's rights in Afghanistan

24 April 2009 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

European Parliament resolution on support for the Special Court for Sierra Leone

24 April 2009 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

European Parliament resolution on the humanitarian situation of Camp Ashraf residents

24 April 2009 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

European Parliament resolution on the situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina

24 April 2009 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

European Parliament resolution on the evaluation of the Dublin system

2 September 2008 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Vers un Système Européen Commun d'Asile - Evaluation et Propositions - Eléments à Mettre en Place pour l'Etablissement d'un Système Efficace et Cohérent

September 2008 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Research, Background and Discussion Papers

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